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Washington Redskins Will Interview Seattle Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell
December 31st, 2013 at 12:04 PM
The Washington Redskins and general manager Bruce Allen won't waste time looking for a replacement for Mike Shanahan, who was released yesterday.   Team sources have reported that the Redskins' have asked for permission to interview for current Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to become the team's next coach. Bevell, 43,...

Washington Redskins Sign Tackle Jeremy Trueblood
March 14th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
The Washington Redskins reached an agreement with its furst player from outside of the organization on Thursday morning, signing a deal with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackle Jeremy Trueblood, according to Mike Jones of the Washington Post. Trueblood was drafted by Tampa Bay in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft,...

Washington Redskins Likely to Pass on Using Franchise Tag
February 18th, 2013 at 11:32 AM
The NFL's two-week window for teams to use the franchise tag on a designated player opens today.  It's unlikely the Washington Redskins will take advantage this offseason. Last season, the Redskins used the franchise tag to keep tight-end Fred Davis from visiting with other teams. Davis was rewarded with a one-year...

Believe It or not Mike Shanahan and Bruce Allen Might Know What They’re Doing
September 19th, 2012 at 9:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** I'm not quite sure when it happened but at some point in the last 15 years or so Redskins' fans began to question everything the front office did.  Coaching moves, players moves, and what lawn service Fed Ex Field was using. No matter the move there was usually a vocal...

Washington Redskins Wide Receiver Battles: Size Matters
August 14th, 2012 at 3:05 PM
The Washington Redskins have turned over most of the team since the arrivals of Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan. One of the major changes has taken place at wide receiver and it's beyond just bringing in new players; it's a new philosophy--which looks surprising like Green Bay's. In the last...

Should Washington Redskins Answer If HBO’s Hard Knocks Comes Calling?
April 24th, 2012 at 8:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** Just this week the Atlanta Falcons became the latest NFL franchise to say "thanks but no thanks" to HBO and their reality football series Hard Knocks.  A few years ago HBO had little trouble nabbing teams like the Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City...

Washington Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder Got It Right by not Hiring Gregg Williams
April 6th, 2012 at 8:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** In January of 2008  Joe Gibbs retired for the second time as head coach of the Washington Redskins.  The 2007-08 season was a tumultuous one which saw the Redskins yo-yo in and out of play-off contentions all season long and then in the second half of the season saw the...

Washington Redskins’ Free Agency, Day One Review; New Look Offense
March 14th, 2012 at 7:22 AM
In case you missed a signing or its details, here's a wrap up of Monday' activities. Contrary to popular belief—after the salary-cap scandal—the Washington Redskins were extremely active, despite being docked $18 Million dollars, the same day. After about 24 hours of worries, Redskins' fans can celebrate the Rams trade, officially (filed to...

Only Time Will Tell If the Trade for Robert Griffin III was Worth the Squeeze
March 12th, 2012 at 9:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** At this point in time no one will say the that the Washington Redskins got a good deal in their trade with the St. Louis Rams for the second overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  At the same time few are saying that the Rams fleeced the Redskins in...

An Educated Guess at What the Washington Redskins Will Do in the First Round of the Draft
February 23rd, 2012 at 9:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** Unlike a lot of people out there in cyber-space I don't pretend be a draft expert, this is mostly due to the fact I like to spend my Saturdays teaching my son to play football and just relaxing with my wife.  And as far as Mock Drafts go on this...

Washington Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen Needs to Begin His Off-Season Draft Proposals Now
January 5th, 2012 at 8:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Since his arrival in Washington D.C. there has been debate as to what purpose, exactly, that Bruce Allen fulfills.  Sure he has the title of General Manager which is supposed to be the guy who picks the talent for a team, but many have hinted that in reality Mike Shanahan...

Washington Redskins’ Fans are Talking About the Hot Seat for Mike Shanahan
November 7th, 2011 at 1:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The one thing Twitter is good for when it comes to professional sports it gives you an instant gage at what fans are thinking.  There is no need to go out and take a poll or ask around, all you have to do is look at the Twitter feed and...

The 2014 Washington Redskins: a Look into the Hypothetical Future
October 7th, 2011 at 6:00 PM
One of our Twitter followers, @MicahNile, asked an intriguing question today; "What will our team look like in three years?" As an eternal optimistic, this could is a nice change of pace. Remember, this post is hypothetical, but should make since, considering most people know the Washington Redskins weaknesses. They have been the same one's...

Washington Redskins’ Free Agency Through the Eyes of a Fan “It’s About Time”
July 29th, 2011 at 9:19 AM
Well... here it is, Skin's fans, here it is. We've waited. We've begged. We've pleaded. We've screamed. And some of us have even cursed about it; free agency. In the past, it’s always been the big splash. It’s always been the one player that was supposed to get us over...

Washington Redskins Free Agency: Barry Cofield Signs with Washington as Donovan McNabb is Pushed Out
July 27th, 2011 at 9:18 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** Last night was a productive one for the Washington Redskins. Productive enough to bring a sense of relieve and direction for the fans. The media saga that is Albert Haynesworth and Donovan McNabb continued in Washington yesterday, until one trade was said to be in place. Donovan McNabb to the Minnesota Vikings for two...

Washington Redskins Letter to the Fans: Redskins Fans are the Best in Sports
July 26th, 2011 at 10:10 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The lockout has finally come to an end, and while we sit back relieved, knowing football will start soon, the guys back at Redskins Park have been busy. Prior to joining the un-drafted free agent race, Redskin's management sent this letter to the fans: Dear Redskins Fans: On behalf of the ownership, coaches,...

Washington Redskins Will Have a CliffNotes Playbook
July 18th, 2011 at 1:35 PM
This was just a segment of The John Tompson Show, where Bruce Allan touched on getting the players a better understanding of the systems and what the coaching staff is doing to assist them. Dan Steinberg was kind enough to point this out. Bruce Allen:  “They’ve devised game plans, a CliffsNotes version of our...

Should the Washington Redskins Target Robert Gallery?
July 7th, 2011 at 7:41 PM
The Washington Redskins have always had money to spend. To spend that money wisely, Dan Snyder might have finally relinquished control, and could indeed be allowing Bruce Allen and Mike Shanahan to make the football decisions. Still not sure if that is the case, but I know Shanahan cannot be...

Washington Redskins’ GM Bruce Allen Answers Questions on Free Agency
May 24th, 2011 at 3:50 PM
GM of the Washington Redskins' Bruce Allen has spoken to the media several times in the last week. Some words were twisted and some questions needed to be clarified. I'll bring up the important bits and try to explain what the team means, instead of misconceiving quotes word for word. Washington...